As well as being compared against other pro digicams, the Epson C920Z is also often compared to travel zooms, super zooms and compacts. The Epson C920Z's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SX270 HS and the PowerShot SX220 HS) and Samsung (such as the NV9)

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Epson C920Z compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/2.8), has higher quality type of viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (34 mm vs 24 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), takes slightly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 12 MP) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO).

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110
11 years newer
$439

Significant advantages of the S110 (vs the C920Z)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 34 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the S110 (vs the C920Z)

  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the S110 and C920Z

  • Each has a built-in flash

Olympus C-5060 Wide Zoom

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2 years newer

Significant advantages of the C-5060 Wide Zoom (vs the C920Z)

  • Much better wide angle: 27 mm vs 34 mm
  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the C-5060 Wide Zoom (vs the C920Z)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2

common strengths of the C-5060 Wide Zoom and C920Z

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Support external flash
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Epson C920Z compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.5), has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (3x vs 20x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (34 mm vs 25 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), is much larger (standard size (107×88×65 mm) vs compact (106×59×33 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
12 years newer
$237

Significant advantages of the SX270 HS (vs the C920Z)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 34 mm
  • Much smaller: Compact (106×63×33 mm) vs Standard size (107×88×65 mm)
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SX270 HS (vs the C920Z)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2
  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the SX270 HS and C920Z

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS
10 years newer

Significant advantages of the SX220 HS (vs the C920Z)

  • Much smaller: Compact (106×59×33 mm) vs Standard size (107×88×65 mm)
  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 34 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SX220 HS (vs the C920Z)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.1 vs f/2
  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the SX220 HS and C920Z

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Epson C920Z compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.4), has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (34 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 9.8 MP) and is older (march 2001 vs august 2012).

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
11 years newer
$962

Significant advantages of the SX500 IS (vs the C920Z)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 34 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the SX500 IS (vs the C920Z)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2
  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the SX500 IS and C920Z

  • Very small: Standard size (104×70×80 mm) vs Standard size (107×88×65 mm)
  • Very light: 341 g vs 360 g
  • Thin: 3.2" vs 2.6"

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Epson C920Z compared to compact competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.7), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (34 mm vs 38 mm), has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (1.8" vs 2.7"), is much larger (standard size (107×88×65 mm) vs super compact (95×60×21 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs DigitalLens), takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 9.8 MP) and is older (march 2001 vs july 2008).

Samsung NV9

Samsung NV9
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the NV9 (vs the C920Z)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (95×60×21 mm) vs Standard size (107×88×65 mm)
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    2. Lens
    vs None
  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 2.6"

Significant disadvantages of the NV9 (vs the C920Z)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.7 vs f/2
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 34 mm
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the NV9 and C920Z

  • Each has a built-in flash